Woman cited with careless driving after crashing into tree

CALICO ROCK, AR (KAIT) – An elderly Region 8 woman was hospitalized Wednesday morning after her pickup truck crashed into a tree.

The accident happened at 11:33 a.m. on State Highway 201 near Fieldwood Lane, according to Arkansas State Police Corporal Britt Clements' crash report.

Barbara C. Fischer, 84, of Calico Rock was southbound when her Dodge Dakota ran off the east side of the highway and collided with a tree.

Fischer was taken to Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home with undisclosed injuries.

Corporal Clements cited her with careless driving and driving without a seat belt.

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